Seven courses, all available online, make up the reading specialist endorsement. This endorsement is designed for classroom teachers with a passion for literacy instruction or a desire for leadership opportunities in this field.
The curriculum for the reading specialist endorsement provides exceptional breadth and depth into the field of literacy including:
The Reading Specialist provides students great flexibility. All of these courses are available online so you can take classes when they fit your schedule. If you prefer face-to-face instruction, these courses are offered on the weekend to accommodate your work schedule.
Lindsay Woodward, PhD
Assistant Professor of Secondary Literacy Education
Coordinator of Graduation Admissions
Pursuing the Reading Specialist Endorsement provides the foundation for completing a master's degree in literacy education. For an additional 11 credits, you can complete the master's program offering increased expertise in the field of literacy education. For more information, consult the literacy master's website.